5 renovations to avoid when selling a house in raleigh nc

5 Renovations to Avoid When Selling a House in Raleigh

Many decide to renovate a house before they sell it for extra profit, only to find themselves buried in renovation work. Often times, one project will lead to another costing you time and money! If you are renovating a house for the first time, you should be aware of these 5 projects to avoid. Selling a House in Raleigh … Continued

5 things investors wish sellers knew

5 Things Investors Wish Sellers Knew

 As real estate professionals who talk to 100’s of homeowners per year, we begin to notice patterns of behavior that can give us clues as to whether or not the homeowner is serious about selling. Many times, homeowners just call to see what someone will give them for their house.  Sometimes, the owner is trying to see … Continued

4 tips for better curb appeal

4 Tips For Better Curb Appeal

When selling your own home presentation is important.  Selling your own home is no easy task but it can be done with right knowledge and persistence.  Putting the “For Sale By Owner” sign in the lawn is just the beginning.  We must present our product in the best light possible and one of the first … Continued

3 reasons to use directional signage to sell your house

3 Reasons to Use Directional Signage to Sell Your House

In the new age of digital advertising, many traditional methods are being thrown to the side. Although, as a person who has bought and sold so many houses, what I’ve found is that I want multiple ways to find my prospects in order to produce the best results. It’s better to have multiple ways to … Continued

sell a home owner or hire a realty company

Sell a Home By Owner or Hire an Agent?

For most people the decision to hire a real estate agent in Raleigh, North Carolina is an easy one.  For the do-it-yourself crowd it’s selling a home by owner or “FSBO” (For Sale By Owner) pronounced “fiz-bow”.  The home owners who want to hire a professional to sell their most valuable asset either research realty … Continued

12 mistakes home sellers make

12 Mistakes Home Sellers Make

I’ve been in the real estate business since 2005.  I’ve been contacted by thousands of home sellers and after a while, I’m able to notice predictable patterns of behavior. The process of selling can be extremely stressful, and stress has a tendency to bring out the worst in us.  I’ve come up with 12 of the … Continued

Safety Tips For Selling Your Own Home

Safety Tips For Selling Your Own Home

Arkansas real estate agent’s murder highlights perils of the job. Ashley Okland was a real estate agent in Des Moines Iowa. At only 27 she was young, beautiful, and full of enthusiasm. She was killed by 2 gunshot wounds and the police are still trying to solve her murder.